ISRI Scrap Specifications Circular

10 SCRAP SPECIFICATIONS CIRCULAR 2022 Guidelines for Nonferrous Scrap Copyright © 2022 Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. CODE ITEM C O D E I T E M Talc POST-CONSUMER ALUMINUM CAN SCRAP Shall consist of old aluminum food and/or beverage cans. Thematerial is to be free of other scrapmetals, foil, tin cans, plastic bottles, paper, glass, and other non-metallic items. Variations to this specification should be agreed upon prior to shipment between the buyer and seller. Talcred SHREDDED ALUMINUM USED BEVERAGE CAN (UBC) SCRAP Shall have a density of 12 to 17 pounds per cubic foot (193 to 273 kg/m3). Material should contain maximum 5% fines less than 4 mesh (U.S. standard screen size) (6.35 mm). Must be magnetically sepa- rated material and free of steel, lead, bottle caps, plastic cans and other plastics, glass, wood, dirt, grease, trash, and other foreign substances. Any free lead is basis for rejection. Any and all alumi- num items, other than used beverage cans, are not acceptable. Variations to this specification should be agreed upon prior to shipment between the seller and buyer. Taldack DENSIFIED ALUMINUM USED BEVERAGE CAN (UBC) SCRAP Shall have a biscuit density of 35 to 50 pounds per cubic foot (562 to 802 kg/m3). Each biscuit not to exceed 60 pounds (27.2 kg). Nominal biscuit size range from 10” to 13” x 101/4” (25.4 x 33 x 26 cm) to 20” x 61/4” x 9” (50.8 x 15.9 x 22.9 cm). Shall have banding slots in both directions to facilitate bundle banding. All biscuits comprising a bundle must be of uniform size. Size: Bundle range dimensions accept- able are 41” to 44” x 51” (104 to 112 cm) to 54” x 54” (137 x 137 cm) to 56” (142 cm) high. The only acceptable tying method shall be as follows: Using minimum 5/8” (1.6 cm) wide by .020” (.05 cm) thick steel straps, the bundles are to be banded with one vertical band per row and a minimum of two firth (horizontal) bands per bundle. Use of skids and/or support sheets of any material is not acceptable. Must be magnetically separated material and free of steel, lead, bottle caps, plastic cans and other plastic, glass, wood, dirt, grease, trash, and other foreign substances. Any free lead is basis for rejection. Any and all aluminum items, other than used beverage cans, are not acceptable. Items not covered in the specifications, including moisture, and any variations to this specification should be agreed upon prior to shipment between the seller and buyer. Taldon BALED ALUMINUM USED BEVERAGE CAN (UBC) SCRAP Shall have a minimum density of 14 pounds per cubic foot (225 kg/m3), and a maximum density of 17 pounds per cubic foot (273 kg/m3) for unflattened UBC and 22 pounds per cubic foot (353 kg/m3) for flattened UBC. Size: Minimum 30 cubic feet (.85 m3), with bale range dimensions of 24” to 40” (61 to 132 cm) by 30” to 52” (76 to 132 cm) by 40” to 84”(102 to 213 cm). The only acceptable tying method shall be as follows: four to six 5/8” (1.6 cm) x .020” (5 mm) steel bands, or six to ten #13 gauge steel wires (aluminum bands or wires are acceptable in equivalent strength and number). Use of skids and/ or support sheets of any material is not acceptable. Must be magnetically separated material and free of steel, lead, bottle caps, plastic cans and other plastic, glass, wood, dirt, grease, trash, and other foreign substances. Any free lead is basis for rejection. Any and all aluminum items, other than used beverage cans, are not acceptable. Variations to this speci- fication should be agreed upon prior to shipment between the buyer and seller. Taldork BRIQUETUED ALUMINUM USED BEVERAGE CAN (UBC) SCRAP Shall have a briquette density of 50 pounds per cubic foot (800 kg/m3) minimum. Nominal briquette size shall range from 12” to 24” (30.5 x 61 cm) x 12” to 24” (30.5 x 61 cm) in uniform profile with a variable length of 8” (20.3 cm) minimum and 48” (122 cm) maximum. Briquettes shall be bundled or stacked on skids and secured with a minimum of one vertical band per row and a minimum of one girth band per horizontal layer. Briquettes not to over- hang pallet. Total package height shall be 48 (122 cm) maximum. Banding shall be at least 5/8” (1.6 cm) wide by .020” (5 mm) thick steel strapping or equivalent strength. The weight of any bundle shall not exceed 4,000 pounds (1.814 mt). Material must be magnetically separated and free of steel, plastic, glass, dirt and all other foreign substances. Any and all aluminum items other than UBC are unaccept- able. Any free lead is basis for rejection. Items not covered in the specification, including moisture, and any variations to this specification should be agreed upon prior to shipment between the buyer and seller. Tale PAINTED SIDING Shall consist of clean, low copper aluminum siding scrap, painted one or two sides, free of plastic coat- ing, iron, dirt, corrosion, fiber, foam, or fiberglass backing or other non-metallic items. Talk ALUMINUM COPPER RADIATORS Shall consist of clean aluminum and copper radia- tors, and/or aluminum fins on copper tubing, free of brass tubing, iron and other foreign contamination. Tall E.C. ALUMINUM CHOPS AND STRAWS Shall consist of clean, 1350 and/or 1050 alloy, E.C. aluminum, chops or straws, free of screening, hairwire, iron, copper, insulation and other non-metallic items. Must be free of minus 20 mesh material. Must contain 99.45% aluminum content. Tally ALL ALUMINUM RADIATORS FROM AUTOMOBILES Shall consist of clean aluminum radiators and/or condensers. Should be free of all other types of radi- ators. All contaminants including iron, plastic, and foam not to exceed 1% of weight. Any deviation to this specification, including oxidation and aluminum content, to be negotiated between buyer and seller. Talon E.C. ALUMINUM WIRE and CABLE Shall consist of new, clean, 1350 and/or 1050, E.C. aluminum wire or cable free from hair wire, ACSR, wire screen, tape, iron, insulation and other non-metallic items. Must contain 99.45% aluminum content.

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